Stand Together: The Reproductive Rights Pledge for 2014
All women have the right to have the children they want, raise the children they have, and plan their families through safe, legal abortion, and access to contraception, and pre- and post-natal care. Take the pledge today!
NOW Remembers Nelson Mandela
We will remember Nelson Mandela for the many ways in which he made this world a better, freer place, and for his dedication to the rights of the oppressed.
Not the 20 week abortion ban -- again!
Senator Graham (R-S.C.) has introduced a nationwide 20-week abortion ban. Your Senators -- pro-choice or not -- need to hear from you!
White House rally to protect Social Security
Watch Terry O'Neill speak on the importance of Social Security for women.
NOW celebrates Albuquerque voters for defending a woman's right to choose
The National Organization for Women celebrates the voters of Albuquerque for rejecting a ban on abortions past 20 weeks.
Urge Senate to Pass Military Justice Improvement Act
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's (D-N.Y.) bill establishing an independent, objective and unbiased military justice system to better respond to the epidemic of sexual assault in the U.S. military, will soon come to a floor vote in the Senate.
Women's Groups Condemn Senate Republicans for Extending War on Women to Judicial Nominations
The National Organization for Women (NOW), Feminist Majority and the Black Women's Roundtable today deplored the Senate Republican leadership extending the War on Women to judicial nominations.
Victory for Women's Rights in Virginia
Today was a victory for women in Virginia. By electing NOW-endorsed candidates Terry McAuliffe and Ralph Northam to the top offices in the state, voters ensured that Virginia can now be on a progressive path forward for women.
NOW Congratulates Illinois on Passing Marriage Equality
"The march of progress is never easy; opposition arises and it is often cruel...Our activists will continue to fight for marriage equality -- no matter the obstacle - until all Americans have the right to enjoy the benefits and protections provided by marriage," said Grabenhofer.
Report: Expanding Social Secuirty Benefits for Financially Vulnerable Populations
Read the report from the National Council of Women's Organizations' Older Womens' Economic Security Task Force -- of which the NOW Foundation is a member -- and Center for Community Change on the best ways to improce Social Security for the most vulnerable.
NOW Applauds the End of the Government Shutdown
NOW is encouraged by Congress' passage of a debt limit increase and a continuing resolution to keep the government funded.
Women and Children First -- Thrown Overboard by the Government Shutdown
"Anyone who's seen a disaster movie set at sea is familiar with the phrase, 'women and children first,' meaning they are the first to be put in lifeboats. But in the real-life disaster that in the Republican Tea Party's government shutdown, "women and children first" is the order in which victims of the shutdown are selected." Read in full at The Huffington Post.
NOW Congratulates Janet Yellen on Pending Nomination
NOW enthusiastically congratulates Janet Yellen on her nomination to be the next chair of the Federal Reserve, and we salute President Obama for making history today. Dr. Yellen's nomination is another crack in a glass ceiling that needs to be shattered.
Love Your Body
The Case for Janet Yellen Gets Stronger Every Day
Products from NOW Foundation's Love Your Body campaign are now available for purchase online -- including this year's winning design!
NOW President Terry O'Neill has a new piece at The Huffington Post on Janet Yellen and the fight for the Fed.
We're Not Fooled
Who is the worst women's rights offender?
Sign our petition against the nationwide 20 week abortion ban!
Your representative - pro-choice or not - needs to hear from you so that we can preserve women's rights and lives! Say "no!" to Trent Franks' 20 week abortion ban.
Organize and educate for women's access to care
NOW President Terry O'Neill has an Op-Ed in POLITICO on the GOP's attacks on reproductive rights.
What's New (and Archives) »
Press Room Archives »
NOW In The News »
NOW Read This »
National NOW Times »